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Publisher Comments:

Living in a "perfect" world without social ills, a boy approaches the time when he will receive a life assignment from the Elders, but his selection leads him to a mysterious man who reveals the dark secrets behind the utopian facade.

Synopsis:

Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.

About the Author

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader’s Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her first novel, A SUMMER TO DIE, was awarded the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award. Ms. Lowry now divides her time between Cambridge and an 1840s farmhouse in Maine. To learn more about Lois Lowry, see her website at www.loislowry.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9780547345901
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Books for Children
Subject:
Science fiction
Author:
Lowry Lois
Author:
Lowry, Lois
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - Science Fiction
Subject:
Social Issues - Values
Subject:
Memory
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Audio Books-Children s
Subject:
Audio Books-General
Subject:
Children s-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Foreign Languages-Korean
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Fantasy & Magic
Publication Date:
April 1993
Binding:
eBooks
Grade Level:
7-7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Age Level:
12-12

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Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does he begin to understand the dark secrets behind this fragile community.
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